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Bonita Springs Assistance Office

County: Lee
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Social Services
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Bonita Springs Assistance Office has been providing a hand up not a hand out to the residents of Bonita Springs since 1979. We serve as the primary social service agency in the area when someone is need of emergency food assistance or financial assistance due to an unexpected situation. By extendeing the hand of support we enable clients to retain their dignity and recognize their own capacity of looking for solutions to their situation.

We foster independance, responsibility and determination. We particularly focus on assisting families with young children and seniors.

We are proud partners of United Way of Lee County and work in coordination with other agencies that provide more services that can help to enhance the lives of resdents of Bonita Springs.

Job Description:

Shadowing a case manager to assess needs of clients, identify needs and structure a plan of action. Decision making based on information (facts).

Shadowing the Director to enhance the public speaking presentations, write informational material about the organization and establish community relations through the outreach program.

Participate in community events from planning to execution to evaluation of successes and challenges.

Costumer service in a social service field; particularly under stressful situations.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Mrs. Maribel Slabaugh
25300 Bernwood Dr. Suite 6
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Fax: (239) 947-4080
Phone: 239 992-3034
Email: maribel@bonitaassistance.org
Website: http://www.bonitaassistance.org
Secondary Contact: Leticia Santos
Phone: (239) 992-3034
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

Free admision to events

T-shirts

Additional Information:

We ecourage students to have contact with clients to have a better understanding of the socio-economic challenges in our community. We also spend time with the student to learn about their expectations and requirements for the class; in order to adapt or match a project that can provide the most suitable learning experience.

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